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Blogging 101 Twitter Chat Transcripts

Posted by on Aug 26, 2013 in Twitter Chats |

Sunday evening, Powerful Learning Practice hosted a Twitter hashtag chat all about Blogging. We explored blogging techniques, platforms, schedules, 3rd party tools and much more. It was a rich discussion and great insight was enjoyed by all. Many thanks to all who participated in making this chat a success!   Transcript Click the link below to read a full transcript from the chat. Read the transcripts   Prize winners Congratulations to...

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Some Low-Cost Summer PD Ideas for Connected Educators

Posted by on May 23, 2013 in Making The Shift, Personal Learning Networks, The How of 21st Century Teaching, Voices | 2 comments

Summer is a great time for educators to hone their classroom skills, deepen their content knowledge, and grow as professionals, says history teacher and connected educator Jennifer Carey. With computer access and an Internet connection, you can bring professional development to your own living room at little or no cost. Jen shares four ideas she’s pursued herself.

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Opening the Curtain on Lurking

Posted by on May 18, 2012 in Global Communities of Inquiry, Making The Shift, Teacher Leadership 2.0, The Teaching Life, Voices | 18 comments

Our player is me: Stephanie, a second-year fourth grade teacher and novice player on the teacher-tech stage. I could be any one of the many teachers on a similar journey. I would venture to say that we all experience bouts of stage fright at some point in our careers. It is normal. Expected, even. We ask ourselves the same questions: What do I have to offer that someone else can’t supply? What good will my opinion do? Hasn’t my question been asked countless times before?

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Cultivating a Community of Experts

Posted by on Jun 20, 2011 in Action Research Projects |

Garrison Forest School Team Members: Chris Shriver, Dana Livne, Rachel Herlein, Lana Conte (team leader), Beth Ruekberg, and Renee Hawkins. Community: Dublin-Dallas Community Year 1, 2010-2011 In order to build a sustainable model to meet the professional development needs of a 21st century faculty, Garrison teachers need to embrace active learning and professional sharing. We define active learning as taking responsibility for one’s own...

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